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Final 2016-2017 Academic Awards Ceremony Celebrated

Final 2016-2017 Academic Awards Ceremony Celebrated

THE FINAL 2016 – 2017 YEAR AWARDS Art: JULIA MONTEIRO MARTINS Biology: JUNXI “SWARLER” FENG Chemistry: MENGUI “ZOE” DING Design/Build: WANYI “REBECCA ZHAO Engineering: ALMERO HENNING English: GUS MYERS French: AMANDA HISTAND History: TIAN “TIM” ZHAO Latin: PENGHUI ZHONG Mathematics: BOWEN “BETSY” FU Music/Singing: PIPER HAWLEY-HAYES Photography: ZIWEI “SHARON” XU Physics: ADAM […]

 
Solar-Powered Gazebo Ribbon Cutting

Solar-Powered Gazebo Ribbon Cutting

On Monday, May 15th, the Solar-Powered Gazebo on the South Lawn was dedicated in a ribbon cutting ceremony led by project lead Mr. Henry. The Gazebo was planned and built by Mr. Henry’s engineering classes, as well as the engineering club, engineering service group, and a large number of student […]

 
Sweeney Todd Terrorizes Stage

Sweeney Todd Terrorizes Stage

A hollow-eyed barber (played gloriously dark and broodingly by Senior Ali Marofi) and a fresh-faced young sailor (played honest and buoyantly by Junior Kevin Cox) entered the stage to begin the tale of Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street at Miller School this past weekend. The tale is […]

 
A Stellar Opportunity

A Stellar Opportunity

Thanks to Ms. Sarah Goodbar, students and faculty had a unique opportunity recently to view both our Sun through a Solar telescope and another through which Venus could be seen. The telescopes were brought to campus for a few hours by Rich Drumm and Ed Preston of the Charlottesville Astronomical […]

 
Students Get a View Behind the Television Screen

Students Get a View Behind the Television Screen

The Charlottesville Newsplex hosted a grand tour for several of our students. Students learned the basics of advertising and the technological aspects to a news station. They saw the inner workings of how news is produced, reported, and aired. Students experienced the green screen, reading from a teleprompter, and seeing […]

 
MSA Service Group Invited to Attend Center for Non-Profit Excellence Luncheon

MSA Service Group Invited to Attend Center for Non-Profit Excellence Luncheon

Service group members of the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center, Yasmine Tyler, Olivia Jefferson, Grace Tian, Liliana Kelley-Wagner, Loicke Derquenne, and Nate Cantu led by faculty member Russell Leary and joined by Headmaster Rick France, represented Miller School at the annual Philanthropy Day Luncheon of the Center for Non-Profit […]

 
More Summer Volunteers! Rising Junior Lends Help at UVA

More Summer Volunteers! Rising Junior Lends Help at UVA

Continuing with highlighting our wonderful student summer volunteers, is rising Junior Mia Jones’ story(pictured fourth from left): “Since the beginning of June until the beginning of August, I volunteered as a junior volunteer at UVA with about 59 other teenagers from around the community. I helped in four different departments, […]

 
Rising Junior Volunteers in Community This Summer

Rising Junior Volunteers in Community This Summer

Four downtown churches in Stauton, Virginia — First Presbyterian, Central United Methodist, Emmanuel Episcopal, and Trinity Episcopal —sponsor the Helping Hands Day Camp where 100 children from around the area attend a week before school starts where “kids learn how to help others” says creator and director Betty Richmond. The camp focuses on […]

 
Three MSA Students are Finalists in Writing Contest

Three MSA Students are Finalists in Writing Contest

Three students from Mr Jay Kauffmann’s Creative Writing class were finalists in the Virginia Festival of the Book Teen Writing Contest: Luca Delgado, Taylor Parsons and Piper Hawley-Hayes. All three were invited to give a reading at the Virginia Festival of the Book and were published in the Crossroads IV anthology from The […]

 
Unique Periodic Table a Popular Project with Students

Unique Periodic Table a Popular Project with Students

Henry Mosley, the creator of the modern day periodic table arranged his periodic table by increasing atomic number. While the chemistry students at Miller School of Albemarle agree this is a great way to organize the known elements, they believe the table lacked pizazz and well, is quite frankly a […]